Post Award Research Coordinator

Research and Innovation Services

Do you enjoy providing high-quality customer-focused support? We have an exciting role in our Grants and Contracts Team for a proactive and highly motivated individual to support colleagues engaged in the delivery of cutting-edge research and knowledge exchange (KE) projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the University gains maximum benefit from its diverse and ambitious portfolio of research and KE projects. This will include providing expert advice on project delivery and compliance, coordinating a portfolio of projects involving multiple, often international partners and supporting the provision of grants management and financial administration of projects.

This position is offered on a full-time permanent basis and discussions about flexible and/or blended working are welcome. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Wendy Anderson, Post-Award Manager,

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification.

If you are successful in your application for this role, you will be employed by Northumbria University Services Limited.  Further details can be found at

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition ofour commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

Our team has a blended approach which includes remote and on campus working.  The frequency with which colleagues will work on campus will depend on the role and the needs of the University.  Some colleagues work on campus 5 days a week and others perhaps 2 or 3 days.

Please note this vacancy will close on 23/01/2022

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